NRL’s team of Defence experts have supported Government restricted projects for decades, identifying the right skilled and experienced candidates whilst seamlessly managing the complexities of security clearance.

Specialist in restricted access defence recruitment

A proven track record of delivering Defence skills

We partner with engineering companies across the Defence supply chain. Establishing pre-vetted talent pools to ensure roles can be quickly filled to meet project demands and identifying the best permanent candidates to drive best practice and innovation.

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Defence project workforce compliance

A robust approach to clearance and compliance

Our methodical approach to security clearance and candidate vetting means that our clients can rely on our industry-leading processes to deliver a fully compliant workforce to support their projects across the UK.

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​A close and valued relationship built on trust, knowledge and experience. NRL provide candidates that we wouldn’t normally find in our day-to-day advertising, and within our industry it is vitally important that we expand our networks with our partners.
Bill Miller

Bill Miller, Recruitment Programme Manager, Doosan Babcock

Tenet has had a sole supply agreement with NRL since 2009 – providing a responsive service finding relevant candidates for the requirement submitted. A dedicated Consultant has developed a relationship with my staff thus really understanding our business needs.
Mike Thirsk

Managing Director, Tenet Consultants

I very much appreciate the assistance that I received from NRL and from Debbie in particular over the past 3+ years. Any time I wanted advice or assistance, it was provided with professionalism and in a friendly and helpful manner. I hope to work with the team again in the near future. ​
Ian Considine

Contractor with NRL's Wigan branch

​I found my current position through NRL. The onboarding process was very smooth and efficiently executed. I have been very impressed with NRL, they are professional and are always quick to respond. Overall the service I have received has been excellent.
Mike Gornall

Candidate with NRL's Wigan branch

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Our Defence team

Get in touch with one of our technical experts to discuss our latest career opportunities.

  • Emma Lamb

    Emma Lamb

    Recruitment Consultant


  • Debbie Power

    Debbie Power

    Divisional Manager


  • Graham Ross

    Graham Ross

    Team Leader

    Falkirk, Glasgow

  • Peter Reilly

    Peter Reilly

    Team Leader

    Falkirk, Glasgow

  • Chris Bond

    Chris Bond

    Senior Recruitment Consultant

    Falkirk, Glasgow

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